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All invited to student art show at Quarryville Library; meet the artists on Saturday

All invited to student art show at Quarryville Library; meet the artists on Saturday

| June 24, 2019

From Saturday, June 29 through July 27, magnificent student artwork will be exhibited at the Quarryville Library. Our entire community is invited and admission is free. On Saturday (June 29), from 2 to 4 p.m., those in attendance will have the opportunity to meet and speak with our talented elementary, middle school and high school artists. “The […]

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Teachers and students say “goodbye” – summer break is underway

Teachers and students say “goodbye” – summer break is underway

| June 11, 2019

The 2018-2019 school year has concluded as students dismissed one final time on Tuesday. At Smith Middle School and other Solanco schools, teachers went outside to send off their students for the summer. Our hard-working students have earned the opportunity to rest, re-energize, spend time at the pool and beach, travel with family and enjoy other summertime activities. […]

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Graduating seniors celebrated in all schools

Graduating seniors celebrated in all schools

| June 7, 2019

The inspirational “Cap and Gown Walk” by graduating seniors has become an annual event in Solanco. Only hours prior to their upcoming graduation Friday evening, seniors visited Solanco elementary and middle schools where students and staff greeted them with rousing cheers, high-fives and handmade signs of congratulations, and Pomp and Circumstance. Many elementary and middle school students were […]

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Award-winning middle school students

| June 7, 2019

Smith and Swift middle schools have honored outstanding 8th graders. SMITH MIDDLE SCHOOL: Smith has presented it Outstanding Student Award (students with highest cumulative grade point average over three years) to the following students: Anika Hodgdon, Emma Kline, Ayden Maggs, Kara Peace and Levi Zook. The President’s Award for Educational Improvement (outstanding educational growth in […]

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Celebration of student talent at Extensions Night

Celebration of student talent at Extensions Night

| May 30, 2019

Solanco students’ incredible ingenuity, problem-solving and creativity skills were displayed at Extensions Night at the high school. Talented and hard-working elementary, middle and high school students demonstrated their best work and discussed their fascinating projects with parents, students, teachers and community members. Ryan Humphries, Solanco Teacher of the Gifted, said students are required to  “speak about their […]

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Swift students earn special recognition

Swift students earn special recognition

| May 30, 2019

Swift Middle School students have been honored for their consistent demonstration of respect for others, responsibility, honesty and courtesy. The students, their parents and Swift Principal Paul Gladfelter attended a breakfast in the students’ honor. The Swift students chosen for the April Breakfast Club are, front row: Joseph Chapman, Damaris DeLeon-Santos, Abigail Hollandsworth, Aaliyah Myers. Second row: […]

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Special recognition for Smith students

Special recognition for Smith students

| May 20, 2019

Each month, in support of character education, a select group of students is invited to breakfast with their parents and Smith Middle School Principal Paul Gladfelter. Teachers nominate students for the Breakfast Club in recognition of their display of good character, including respect, responsibility, honesty, self-control, courtesy and manners. The students in the photo have been named to […]

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Middle school teams perform well in Envirothon

Middle school teams perform well in Envirothon

| May 10, 2019

The Swift Middle School Envirothon team finished an impressive third place of out 20 teams at the Lancaster County Envirothon Competition. The team also had the highest score on the wildlife station.  Team members include (left to right): Autumn Butler, Grace Pursel, and Liam Barry.         The Smith Middle School Junior Envirothon […]

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